One aspect of life we can always count on is the element of change. Who knew as my daughter began her digital portfolio and working with middle schoolers beginning theirs, I would develop such a passion for technology and how interactive screen devices affect their lives as well as our lives with them. This topic is at the forefront of most conversations today. How much time a child spends on their phone and computer is something we parents worry greatly about. What is the appropriate amount of time for screen devices and self discovery? How can we foster a balanced environment that allows them to grow as digital natives yet also enjoy time away from screens? Won't you join me in exploring the many strategies available in helping our children find that right balance as well as enjoying the digital journey with them?
The article below initiates the discussion about screen use and how to foster an open conversation with our children. Enjoy!